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Valley Hospital Auxiliary Donates $150,000 towards $1.5 Million Pledge 
Ridgewood, New Jersey January 24, 2017  In 2015, the members of Valley Hospital Auxiliary pledged to raise $1.5 million that would be designated to two areas–an endowment for Valley Home Care's Butterflies endowment and towards the Valley’s Child & Adolescent Mental Health Program.  READ MORE


The Valley Hospital Auxiliary Celebrates its 61st Annual Valley Ball While Raising $154,000

January 16, 2017 Ridgewood, NJ  On a beautiful Friday evening in December, more than 350 celebrants gathered in black tie attire to carry on a tradition that has marked the beginning of the holiday season for Valley supporters for more than 60 years. The Valley Hospital Auxiliary’s legendary event, the Valley Ball, took place at the Rockleigh Country Club on December 2nd and raised approximately $154,000 which is being directed towards The Auxiliary’s $1.5 million pledge. READ MORE

 

The Valley Hospital Auxiliary Hosts 14th Annual Holiday Luncheon & Boutique at Ridgewood Country Club
Ridgewood, NJ December 7, 2016 At the Ridgewood Country Club on Tuesday, December 6th, the Saddle River Branch of The Valley Hospital Auxiliary hosted its 14th annual Holiday Luncheon and Boutique.  Over 200 ladies participated is this holiday event, enjoyed buffet lunch and browsed the merchandise from one-of-a-kind boutiques and shops.  READ MORE   

 

Valley’s Women For Health Designate Funds Towards Reach for Hope Fertility Preservation Program
November 30, 2016, Ridgewood, New Jersey  On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, more than 90 Women For Health gathered at the Ridgewood Country Club for our Annual Meeting to vote on the designation of their collective gift to Valley.  This year, the members are donating $170,000 to The Valley Hospital Fertility Center’s Reach for Hope program.  This gift is Women For Health’s largest gift since its inception in 2011. READ MORE

 

INDIAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM RUNS 4TH ANNUAL “BE BRAVE” FUNDRAISER FOR BREAST CANCER
Ridgewood, New Jersey November 22, 2016 For the fourth consecutive year, in honor of October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Indian Hills High School Girls Basketball team in Oakland, New Jersey organized a t-shirt fund raiser and donated the proceeds towards The Valley Hospital’s Breast Center Fund.  READ MORE

 

The Valley Hospital Foundation Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement with a Radiothon  

Ridgewood, New Jersey November 14, 2016 – For the 2nd consecutive year, The Valley Hospital Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations.  READ MORE

 

Local Stella & Dot Stylist Donates Chemo Pouches to Valley Breast Cancer Patients  

Ridgewood, New Jersey November 9, 2016  — Meg McCluskey wanted to do something meaningful in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and that she did. READ MORE

 

Carmen Marc Valvo and Neiman Marcus Hold Fashion Show in Support of The Valley Hospital Auxiliary

Ridgewood, New Jersey October 24, 2016 The Saddle River branch of The Valley Hospital Auxiliary just held its first fashion show fundraiser at Neiman Marcus at Westfield Garden State Plaza on October 19. American evening-wear and high-end cocktail dress designer Carmen Marc Valvo hosted the fashion show, showcasing his latest looks and fashions.  READ MORE

 

Project Hearts to Homes Makes a Special Delivery to Families in Need

Ridgewood, New Jersey October 14, 2016.  On October 12, 2016, 25 baskets of baby diapers, laundry detergents  and other infant supplies were delivered to the offices of Valley Home Care by two young ladies representing a new non-profit organization, Project Hearts to Homes Corp. READ MORE

 

Rain Dampens the Course, but Not Spirits at the 5th Annual Scramble Fore the NICU 

Ridgewood, New Jersey September 28, 2016
Despite the rain on Monday morning, September 19th, about 115 golfers gathered at Valley Brook Golf Course in River Vale for the 5th Annual Scramble Fore the NICU golf outing.
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Women For Health Donation's Enduring Benefits: Valley Nurse Nominated for GEM Award 

Ridgewood, New Jersey September 9, 2016  The Women for Health, a group of women who collective give to The Valley Hospital Foundation every year, designated funds towards the purchase of a Simulation Lab in 2015.  This month, Valley's own Beth McGovern is a finalist for a GEM award, and was nominated by her nurse colleagues for her teaching practices using these tools.  READ MORE 

 

Abma's Farm Hosts 2nd Annual "Pink Day" and Proceeds Will Be Designated to The Valley Hospital's Breast Center
Ridgewood, New Jersey September 8, 2016  For the second consecutive year, Abma’s Farm (www.abmasfarm.com) is celebrating “Pink Day” with hay rides and pumpkin picking on Saturday, October 1st from 10:30am to 4:00pm. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Abma’s is again donating a portion of the proceeds towards the Valley Hospital’s Breast Center Fund.                
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The Valley Hospital Auxiliary Tours Breast Imaging Suite

Ridgewood, New Jersey June 24, 2016 On Monday, June 20th, members of the The Valley Hospital Auxiliary were given a tour of the new Breast Imaging Suite that their fundraising dollars helped create, located in the Robert and Audrey Luckow Pavilion, One Valley Health Plaza, in Paramus, New Jersey.  READ FULL PRESS RELEASE

 

NICU Families Honor Dr. Manginello and his Magical Years at Valley

Ridgewood, New Jersey, June 14, 2016 – The Valley Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and the members of Valley’s NICU Patient Family Support Program hosted a fabulous evening on the runway at the 2nd Annual NICU Fashion Show and Tricky Tray Fundraiser, A Night of NICU Magic.  READ FULL PRESS RELEASE  

 

Valley Hospital Foundation Honors Leaders in Philanthropy 

Ridgewood, New Jersey, May 17, 2016 – On the beautiful spring evening of Thursday, May 12, the Valley Hospital Foundation hosted its 15th annual Leadership Reception at the Ridgewood Country Club. Nearly 200 leadership donors attended the event and enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and cocktails before the presentation portion of the ceremony commenced. READ FULL PRESS RELEASE

  

 The Valley Hospital Foundation's Women For Health Hosts Luncheon With World-Renowned Women’s Health Advocate Dr. Susan Love  

Ridgewood, New Jersey May 10, 2016 -  The Valley Hospital Foundation’s Women For Health held its sixth annual Spring Luncheon on May 3rd at Rockleigh Country Club in Rockleigh, New Jersey.  Undaunted by the rain, 240 women attended the event eager to learn more about this philanthropic group’s mission to collectively make a difference in medicine.  READ FULL PRESS RELEASE

 

The Okonite Company Makes Second Remarkable Commitment of $5 million in support of Valley Health System's Clinical Research Program  

Ridgewood, New Jersey, May 2, 2016 – The Okonite Company has made a second extraordinary commitment of $5 million to The Valley Hospital Foundation in support of the Valley Health System’s Translational and Clinical Research programs. Research within Valley Health System is dedicated to advancing medicine and discovering novel medical and surgical approaches to diagnosing and treating diseases in cardiology, oncology, and the neurosciences.  READ FULL PRESS RELEASE

 

Oritani Bank Donation

 Oritani Bank Charitable Foundation Awards The Valley Hospital Foundation a $10,000 Donation  Ridgewood, New Jersey, January 15, 2016 – The Oritani Bank Charitable Foundation of the Township of Washington donated $10,000 to the Valley Hospital Foundation in support of Valley Home Care’s Butterflies Program.   This program provides comprehensive home care services that focus on comfort and relief of suffering for the child and support for their parents, siblings and extended family members. READ FULL PRESS RELEASE

 

 

Tiffany & Co. Celebrates Research with The Valley Hospital Foundation Ridgewood, New Jersey, November 24, 2015 – On a rainy, chilly Thursday night in Hackensack, Tiffany & Co. hosted a cozy private event in its store at the Shops at Riverside in celebration of The Valley Hospital Foundation.  READ FULL PRESS RELEASE


 

Women For HealthThe Valley Hospital Foundation's Women For Health Designate Funds Towards Much Needed Palliative Care Program

Ridgewood, New Jersey November 19, 2015  On the afternoon of November 12th, members of the Valley Hospital Foundation’s Women For Health gathered at the Ridgewood Country Club to vote on the designation of their collective gift to Valley.  READ FULL PRESS RELEASE

 

 

APN Fashion Show Raises Funds for Valley’ Nursing Scholarships

Ridgewood, New Jersey November 19, 2015  On Thursday evening, October 29th, The Valley Hospital’s Advance Practice Nursing (APN) Council unveiled their 4th Fashion Show to raise funds to support nursing scholarships and nursing education.  READ FULL PRESS RELEASE



Crunch Fitness of Paramus Presents Donation in Support of Valley Hospital's Breast Program Paramus, New Jersey November 16, 2015 Crunch Fitness of Paramus (www.crunchparamus.com) raised over a thousand dollars in support of The Valley Hospital Breast Program during October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness month.  READ FULL PRESS RELEASE 

 

 

Indian Hills High School Girls Basketball Team Runs 3rd Annual "Be Brave" Fundraiser for Breast Cancer

Oakland, New Jersey November 11, 2015 For the third consecutive year, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Indian Hills High School Girls Basketball team organized a t-shirt fund raiser and donated the proceeds towards The Valley Hospital’s Breast Center Fund. READ FULL PRESS RELEASE



Abma's Farm "Goes Pink" and Donates Portion of Hay Ride Proceeds to Valley Hospital's Breast Center
October 29, 2015 Ridgewood, New Jersey   In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Abma’s Farm donated a portion of the proceeds from the “Pink Day” hay rides on October 17th towards the Valley Hospital’s Breast Center Fund.  READ FULL PRESS RELEASE

 

 

 

Scramble Fore the NICU Golf Outing a Big Hit  October 20, 2015 Ridgewood, New Jersey On Monday, September 28th at 9:00am sharp, about 140 golfers gathered at Apple Ridge Country Club in Mahwah for the 4th Annual Scramble Fore the NICU golf outing.  READ FULL PRESS RELEASE   

 

Elaine Heimberger, Marie Repole, Kathleen A. Hayes, Maria Harper, Nancy V. Bush, Lynn GildeaValley Hospital Foundation Celebrates 35th Anniversary
September 29, 2015 -  Ridgewood, New Jersey  — Last Friday night under a beautiful harvest moon, the Valley Hospital Foundation celebrated its 35th Anniversary at The Castle at Skylands Manor in Ringwood, New Jersey. This black tie affair was the Foundation’s first official fundraiser, and more than $425,000 was raised in support of clinical research at Valley.  READ FULL PRESS RELEASE

 

Pilgrim Church Gives to Valley Hospital Foundation
September 20, 2015 - Paramus, New Jersey     On a lovely sunny afternoon in September, members of the Pilgrim Church located at 18 Essex Road in Paramus presented a $2500 donation to The Valley Hospital Foundation READ FULL PRESS RELEASE

 

Auxiliary Final Pledge PaymentValley Hospital Auxiliary Completes $1.5 Million Pledge and Begins a New One
July 22, 2015 -  Ridgewood, New Jersey  —    Less than three years ago, the members of Valley Hospital Auxiliary pledged to raise $1.5 million that would be designated to two areas–an endowment for Valley Home Care's Butterflies Program and towards the creation of The Valley Hospital's Breast Imaging Facility located in the Robert and Audrey Luckow Pavilion, One Valley Health Plaza, in Paramus, New Jersey.  READ FULL PRESS RELEASE

 

The Valley Hospital Foundation Inaugural Gala to Commemorate 35th Anniversary
July 20, 2015 - Ridgewood, New Jersey  — On September 25, 2015 at The Skylands Manor in Ringwood, New Jersey, The Valley Hospital Foundation will be celebrating 35 remarkable years of philanthropically supporting Valley Health System’s vision of providing excellence in patient and family centered care to this regionREAD FULL PRESS RELEASE

 

The Valley Hospital NICU Strikes a Pose
June 30, 2015 - Ridgewood, New Jersey  — The Valley Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) shed their scrubs and donned their best attire to celebrate an exquisite evening on the runway at the inaugural NICU Fashion Show and Tricky Tray Fundraiser, A Bright New Day.   READ FULL PRESS RELEASE